Easy Valentine’s Treats

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Ah Valentine’s Day, the day all about love. I find either people love this holiday or they hate it. I used to be on the hate side, but being on that side was dark and cynical and well, pretty exhausting. I say exhausting because I had to pretend I hated it (however it kept my acting skills in shape) but deep down, all I wanted was to love others and be loved. So I decided to embrace it and look at it as a day filled with an extra overflow of love. I also got a boyfriend this year so it didn’t take much to convince me to embrace it. I find V-Day (not related to the II world war) is also the perfect day to show grace to your neighbor, especially when they park their truck in front of your driveway.

With Valentine’s there is an abundance of sweets, because let’s be real here, the best way to anyone’s heart male or female is through their stomach, yes even those on a diet. Hand them a sweet acai bowl and you’re golden. So I though I’d get in the spirit and make some easy Valentine’s snacks. These are cute recipes I was inspired by on Pinterest, because Pinterest is life, aside from Blenz and Jesus.


The first snack is quite fun and easy of course, hence the title. The Pinterest recipe that I saw used graham crackers and conversation hearts, but since I’m gluten-free I wanted to be able to incorporate my diet into this love filled day. So I used S’moreables, you can pick these up at your local superstore or any grocery store that has a health food section will probably have them. They taste pretty similar to the real thing which is a deal breaker if you’re like me.


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June Favourites


Can you believe its freaking July?! I’m sorry, am I the only one freaking out? Seriously where has the time gone! I’m going to blink and it will be Christmas, though that wouldn’t really be an issue considering I love Christmas.

If you don’t know me my name is Natalie Farrow and I am an actor, producer, writer, event planner, amateur photographer, social media/branding marketer. Let’s just say I’m a woman of many hats and my day planner is colour coded down to priority A, B, and C. I started blogging off my acting website to get a feel for it, but what I was blogging about wasn’t exactly acting related. So I thought I would start a blog that is about everything else in my life, with just a hint of acting, because let’s be real I can’t not talk about it.

The first post on my blog is a monthly favourites, lot’s of YouTubers do this, so I thought I’d snag that idea and use it here. I think it’s a great way to introduce myself so we can get to know each other a little more. The list is long so I’m just going to jump right into it. Continue reading